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16 Feb 2024

Lots of snakes but where are the ladders? Building environment-smart learning friendly schools responsive to extreme weather

What can schools do to better adapt their classrooms for increasing temperatures and potential climate disasters? Responding to a changing climate involves consideration of what can be done now and what adaptations are needed for the future. Read this insightful article by Global Partnership for Education (GPE), which provides an example of quality low-cost retrofitting […]

15 Feb 2024

The Monitoring and Evaluating Climate Communication and Education (MECCE) Project Funded Case Studies: Call for Proposals

Deadline for Application Submission: March 25, 2024 “In this third round, we are aiming to fund at least 10 case studies research projects across sectors and in settings around the world with up to CAD $10,000 to conduct their research. While all case study proposals are welcome and will be thoroughly adjudicated, this year we are […]

Building the evidence base for climate-smart education systems: Introducing a new interest group

Global Partnerships for Education (GPE) established an interest group to accelerate climate change-environment-education evidence efforts in 2023 as part of the Building Evidence in Education (BE2) network on the intersections of climate change, environment and education at a systems level. Group membership is open to new organizations. At present, the group is co-chaired by GPE […]

09 Feb 2024

World’s first year-long breach of key 1.5C warming limit

For the first time, global temperatures have surpassed the 1.5C warming limit, according to the EU’s climate service. This is by far the warmest period since modern records began– and likely for much longer. Limiting long-term warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels – before humans started burning large amounts of fossil fuels – has become […]

02 Feb 2024

Putting SDG4 into Practice: Climate Change Education

Read this technical brief from GREEN member VVOB, where they illustrate how climate change education can become an integral element of quality education through cases from around the world!

31 Jan 2024

How do children cope with global climate change? Coping strategies, engagement, and well-being

Studies indicate that learning about global problems can trigger profound feelings of anxiety, helplessness, and hopelessness. However, few studies focusing on how children cope with climate change. The main aims of this study were, therefore, to explore how a group of Swedish 12-year-olds cope with global climate change and to examine how different coping strategies […]

24 Jan 2024

International Day of Education 2024: Is the Education System Overlooking Climate Change?

Despite the pivotal role of education in empowering younger generations to address climate issues, there is a gap in utilizing its full potential. This piece discusses the proposed impact of climate education, suggesting that a significant reduction in carbon emissions could be achieved by integrating it into secondary school curricula. However, challenges such as limited […]

17 Jan 2024

Youth Education and Adaptation Jobs

Read about what the Global Center on Adaptation is doing for our youth in the face of on-going challenges in access to education and jobs due to climate change. They have 6 main focuses: Scaling up innovation for climate action, mainstreaming adaptation jobs, building the youth adaptation movement, promoting youth participation in decision-making, delivering youth […]

10 Jan 2024

Extreme Heat Affects Early Childhood Development and Health

Extreme heat can significantly impact early childhood development, affecting cognitive, emotional, and physical well-being. This Harvard-developed guide explores the profound consequences of excessive heat on children’s health, emphasizing the urgent need for interventions to address these challenges and ensure optimal developmental outcomes. This working paper is the first in a series focusing on the ways […]

05 Jan 2024

The Need for Climate-Smart Education Financing

The purpose of this report is to review the literature on the bidirectional relationship between the climate crisis and funding for education and present a new tool – the Climate and Environment Intervention Matrix – to help governments and donors understand the cost implications of building climate-smart education systems.